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A motion was made by Mr. Macon, and seconded, to amend the proposed amendment, by inserting after the word sold" the following: "such of the frigates and orber armed vessels and."

And the question being taken thereupon,

It was determined in the negative. The question was then taken upon the said amend. ment as originally proposed,

Yeas 53. And determined in the negative,

Nays73. The yeas and nays being demanded by one fifth of the members present,

Those who voted in the affirmative, are William Baylies,

Vincent Matthews, Daniel Blaisdell,

Archibald M.Bryde, John Campbell,

Thomas Moore, John C. Chamberlain,

Jonathan O. Moseley, William Chamberlin, Joseph Pearson, Epaphroditus Champion, Benjamin Pickman, junior, Martin Chittenden,

Timothy Pitkin, junior, Matthew Clay,

Josiah Quincy, James Cochran,

John Randolph, Orchard Cook,

John Ross, Samuel W. Dana,

Daniel Sheffey, John Davenport, junior, Samuel Smith, William Elyi

Richard Stanford, James Emott,

lohn Stanley, Charles Goldsborough, William Stedman, Thomas R. Gold,

James Stephenson, Nathaniel A. Haven,

Lewis B. Sturges, Jonathan H. Hubbard,

Jacob Swoope, Ricliand Jackson,

Samuel Taggart, Robert Jenkins,

Benjamin Tallmadge, Walter Jones,

Jabez Upham,
William Kennedy,

Nicholas Van Dyke,
Herman Knickerbacker, Killian K. Van Rensselaer,
Joseph Lewis, junior, Laban Wheaton,
Edward St. Loe Livermore, Ezekiel Whitman,
Robert Le Roy Livingston, James Wilson.
Nathaniel Macon,

Those who voted in the negative, are
Lemuel J. Alston,

William Anderson; Willis Alston, junior,

Ezekiel Bacon,

David Bard,

Pleasant M. Miller Burwell Bassett,

William Milnor, William W. Bibb,

John Montgomery, Adam Boyd,

Nicholas R. Moore, John Brown,

Jeremiah Morrow, Robert Brown,

Gurdon S. Mumford, William A. Burwell,

Thomas Newton, Joseph Calhoun,

Wilson C. Nicholas, John Clopton,

John Nicholson, Howell Cobb,

John Porter, William Crawford,

Peter B. Porter, Henry Crist,

John Rea, ( Pennsylvania) Richard Cutts,

John Rhea, (Terence) John Dawson,

Matthias Richards, Joseph Desha,

John Roane, John W. Eppes,

Erastus Root, William Findley,

Ebenezer Sage Jonathan Fisk,

Thomas Sammond, Meshack Franklin,

Lemuel Sawyer, Barzillai Gannett,

Benjamin Say, Gideon Gardner,

Samuel Shaw, Thomas Gholson, junior, John Smilie, Peterson Goodwyn,

George Smith, William Hale,

John Smith, Daniel Heister,

Henry Southard, William Helms,

John Taylor, James Holland,

John Thompson, Benjamin Howard,

Uri Tracy, Jacob Hufty,

George M. Troup, John Love,

Archibald Van Horn, Matthew Lyon,

Robert Weakley, Aaron Lyle,

Robert Whitehil, Robert Marion,

Richard Winn, Samuel M.Kee,

Robert Witherspoon. Alexander M.Kim,

Ordered, That the said bill and amendment agreed to, be engrossed and read the third time, to-morrow.

The bill sent from the Senate, entitled “ An act making an appropriation to finish and furnish the Senate chamber, and for other purposes," was read the first time.

On motion, The said bill was read the second time, and com. mitted to a committee of the whole House, on Satur. day next.

The House, according to the order of the day, resolved itself into a committee of the whole House, on the bill sent from the Senate, entitled “An act to fix the time for the next meeting of Congress;" and after some time spent therein, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Macon reported, that the Committee had, according to order, had the said bill under consideration and made no amendment thereto.

A motion was made by Mr. Macan, and seconded, to amend the same by striking out the words “ fourth Monday of November,and inserting in lieu thereof “ second Monday in February.”

A division of the question on the said amendment was called for by Mr. Miloor ;

And the question being taken to strike out the said words,

It was determined in the negative. A motion was made by Mr. Fisk, and seconded, to amend the said bill by striking out the said " fourth Monday of November," and to insert “ first Monday of January."

A division of the question on the said amendment was called for ;

And the same being taken to strike out the words aforesaid,

It was determined in the negative. A motion was then made by Mr. Gholson, to strike out the said words“ fourib Monday of November,".

And the question being taken thereupon,

It was determined in the negative. A motion was then made by Mr. Stanford, and seconded, to strike out the aforesaid " fourth Monday of November.

Mr. Speaker declared the motion out of order. From which decision of the chair, an appeal was made to the House by Mr. Bibb, and the same being seconded,

The question was taken, “Is the said decision ? the chair correct?"

And resolved in the affirmative. Ordered, That the said bill be read the third time immediately, The said bill was accordingly read the third time;

And on the question that the same do pass,

It was resolved in the affirmative. Ordered, That the Clerk of this House do acquaint the Senate therewith.

The House, according to the order of the day, re. solved itself into a committee of the whole House, on the bill making appropriations for defraying the expense of stationary, printing and all other contin. gent expenses of the Senate and House of Representatives, during the present session of Congress; and after some time spent therein, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Cutts reported, that the committee had, according to order, had the said bill under con. sideration, and made amendments thereto.

The House proceeded to consider the said bill and amendments at the Clerk's table, and the first of the same being again read, was, upon the question put thereupon, concurred in by the House.

A motion was made by Mr. Randolph, and second. ed, to amend the second amendment by striking out the words four thousand," for the purpose of inserting“ five thousand.”

And the question being taken thereupon,

It was determined in the negative. A motion was made by Mr. Rhea of Tennessee) and seconded, that the House do now adjourn;

And the question being taken thereupon,
It was determined in the negative,

Yeas, 29.

Nays, 44. The yeas and nays being demanded by one fifth of the members present,

Those who voted in the affirmative, are
Willis Alston, junior, James Cochran,
John C. Chamberlain,

James Cosi,

Meshack Franklin,

Thomas Moore, Gideon Gardner,

Jeremiah Morrow, Peterson Goodwyn,

John Rbea, (Tennessee) William Helms,

Ebenezer Sage, James Holland,

Thomas Sammons, Benjamin Howard,

Benjamin ay, Richard M. Johnson,

George Smith, Walter Jones,

Henry Southand, William Kennedy,

Lewis B. Sturges, Nathaniel Alacon,

Jacob Swoope, Robert Marion,

John Taylor, Alexander M.Kim,

George M. Troup. John Montgomery,

Those who yoted in the negative, are William Anderson,

Matthew Lyon, Ezekiel Bacon,

Archibald M.Bryde, Daniel Blaisdell,

Samuel M.Kee, Jobo Brown,

William Milnor, William Butler,

Thomas Nenton, Richard Cutts,

Benjamin Pickman, junior, Joseph Desba,

Timothy Pitkin, junior, William Ely,

Peter B. Porter, Jobo W. Eppes,

Josiah Quincy, William Findley,

John Randolph,
Jonathan Fisk,

John Rea, ( Pennsylvania)
Thomas Gholson, junior, John Roane,
Charles Goldsborough,

John Ross,
Thomas R. Gold,

Samuel Smith, Williama Hale,

Richard Stanford, Nathaniel A. Haren,

John Stanley, Jonathan H. Hubbard, Benjamin Tallmadge, Jobo G. Jackson,

Uri Tracy, Richard Jackson,

Nicholas Van Dyke, Edward St. Loe Livermore, Archibald Van Horn, Robert Le Roy Livingston,

James Wilson, Jobo Lore,

Robert Witherspoon. The question was then taken upon concurring with the committee of the whole House, in their said second amendment,

S Yeas 53. And resolved in the affirmativo,

Nars 32. The reas and nays being demarded by one fifth of the rembers present,

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